A handsome, much improved 4 bedroom period cottage of over 1500 sqft / 146 sqm. Set within mature gardens with off road parking and situated close to the heart of this ever popular village.
Cherry Cottage is a charming period home, well proportioned throughout and situated close to the village centre with its range of amenities. The property has undergone many improvements by its current owners; recent additions include new flooring, refitted bathrooms throughout and underfloor heating.
An entrance hall provides space for coats and footwear and has access to a refitted cloakroom WC. The kitchen benefits from a dual aspect and has been fitted with an attractive range of units and finished with granite worktops. Appliances include a Smeg range oven with extractor over and an integrated dishwasher. There is a sizeable dining room which also has a dual aspect and is finished with attractive solid oak wood flooring which continues through to the living room. The living room is very characterful and has a feature wood burning stove, contrasted by exposed beams with French doors opening onto the private gardens. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a study, serving as a versatile reception room for any prospective buyer.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms, three of which are comfortable doubles and include built-in cupboards. Bedroom four benefits from a dual aspect and has a loft hatch leading to a former Mezzanine level which could be easily reinstated. Of particular note are the property’s impressive bath and shower rooms, finished to a meticulous standard and boasting various features including a Japanese sunken bath, illuminated mirror wall cabinets and marble Fired Earth tiling.
Outside the property is set back from the High Street behind mature hedging and sits centrally within well stocked front and rear gardens, the front also benefits from an automatic irrigation system. A gate from the garden leads to a driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles.
Melbourn is popular, larger, historic south Cambridgeshire village about 7 miles south of the City between the A10 and A505.
Facilities in the village are excellent and the community is thriving. There is a broad range of local shops, services and healthcare, The Hub which is a superb community building and coffee shop, primary schools and Melbourn Village College, which is part of the Comberton Academy Trust.
The village has its own 17 acre Science Park, home to a broad range of companies and its own sports centre with a 20 metre pool and gym.
For commuters the A10 and A505 give excellent road access. Meldreth Railway Station (Cambridge c. 18 mins, London Kings Cross c. 69 mins) is less than a mile away with a pleasant cycle and pedestrian route to it.
There are major supermarkets and other facilities in Royston (3 miles) including a station with a 39 minute service to Kings Cross.